[lwee zhaw-zef] /lwi ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA), 1791–1833, French composer.
[her-uh n] /ˈhɛr ən/ noun 1. any of numerous long-legged, long-necked, usually long-billed birds of the family Ardeidae, including the true herons, egrets, night herons, and bitterns. [heer-on] /ˈhɪər ɒn/ noun 1. (def 2). /ˈhɛrən/ noun 1. any of various wading birds of the genera Butorides, Ardea, etc, having a long neck, slim body, and […]
[her-uh n-ree] /ˈhɛr ən ri/ noun, plural heronries. 1. a place where a colony of breeds. /ˈhɛrənrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. a colony of breeding herons
/hɪəˈrɒfɪləs/ noun 1. died ?280 bc, Greek anatomist in Alexandria. He was the first to distinguish sensory from motor nerves Herophilus He·roph·i·lus (hə-rŏf’ə-ləs), fl. c. 300 b.c. Greek anatomist and surgeon. A pioneer of dissection, he compared the human anatomy to that of other animals and gave detailed descriptions of the brain, liver, spleen, and […]
[heer-oh] /ˈhɪər oʊ/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a priestess of Aphrodite who drowned herself after her lover Leander drowned while swimming the Hellespont to visit her. 2. Also, Heron. (Hero of Alexandria) flourished 1st century a.d, Greek scientist. /ˈhɪərəʊ/ noun (pl) -roes 1. a man distinguished by exceptional courage, nobility, fortitude, etc 2. a man […]